Video: Colm Tóibín The Embrace of Love: Being Gay in Ireland Now

21 May 2015

Multi-award-winning Irish author Colm Tóibín gave a public talk entitled The Embrace of Love: Being Gay in Ireland Now in Trinity College Dublin. The talk focused on the representation of same-sex relationships in Irish and international literature, his experience of being a gay man and gay writer in Ireland and recent social, cultural and legal changes relating to same-sex relationships in Ireland. His talk was followed by a panel discussion featuring academics who responded to the lecture and discussed the representation of same-sex relationships in literature.

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